She is portrayed by Lucy Russell.
Pauline and her family meet Albert Einstein, as he is to stay at their home in Aarau, Switzerland until he finishes his studies. She also participates in her family's debates at dinner and encourages Albert to join in on the conversation.
When Albert passes his entrance exam for Zurich Polytechnic, Pauline and the Winteler family say their farewells to him.
Pauline joins with her family, as well as Albert, Maja, and Albert's friend Michele Besso, as they celebtrate her daughter Marie's birthday. Pauline listens as her husband Jost celebrates Albert and his sister for being so close to family, thanks Albert for bringing Michele over, hoping for him to come to more dinners in the future, and thanks Albert for his companionship with Marie.
Later, Pauline and the rest of the family say good bye to Albert and Michele as they go back to Zurich.
After receiving a letter explaining Albert's breaking up with Marie, Pauline watches from a window as Jost gives the bad news to their daughter and comforts her when she begins to cry.